My TC-377 looks great and initial tests were promising. Now it’s time to have a look inside and give it a bit of a service.
So, 3 recording devices and only one tape loop on my amplifier. What’s a man to do.
Get one of these. Continue reading “Sony Tapecorder Selector SB-300”
With a requirement to transfer some tape from a 10″ reel to a number of 7″ reels I needed to be able to cut and join tapes.
I got lucky on eBay because the seller of this lot listed it as a “repair kit”. This didn’t come up in searches for splicing, splice etc. A bargain at £24, compared to the £40 achieved by similar listings. So. What have we got? Continue reading “Splicing equipment for Reel to Reel tapes”
Having just bought a Sony TC-377 Reel to Reel recorder I had to try making some recordings and see how it performed before taking it apart for a good service.
I had already tried playback with an old mono recording of 1960’s music on a 5 inch Synchrotape tape. I could only hear it on one channel, which was correct for a a recording of this type. Continue reading “Recording tests with Sony TC 377”
This was another boot sale find. I paid £20 for this and it came with a microphone.
No surprises that it didn’t work. The surprise was how simple the problem was. It was just a blown fuse. Ebay soon provided the necessary fuse and a couple of tapes to try it with. Continue reading “Grundig TK 14 Portable valve mono reel to reel tape recorder”
So, that’s the Christmas and Birthday money spent then.
This was purchased from the antiques and vintage center at a local mill. No idea if it even works. So, now that I’ve got it home, whats the first impressions? Continue reading “Sony TC-377 Reel to Reel. First impressions”